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Rui Sousa
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Hello from Portugal

Postby Rui Sousa » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:09 pm

Greetings friends. :hello:
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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby bodom » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:11 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:45 pm

:hello:
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby Dhammanando » Thu Jan 22, 2009 6:20 pm

Hello Rui,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:

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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby genkaku » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:44 pm

Hope you find something useful here Rui Sousa.

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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby Ben » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:59 pm

Hi Rui and welcome to Dhamma WHeel!
Metta

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“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Jan 22, 2009 10:00 pm

Greetings and welcome!

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Hello from Portugal

Postby Modus.Ponens » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:11 pm

Olá e bem vindo :smile:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)


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